COVID-19 Impact on Colgate-Palmolive

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Company Impact: Colgate-Palmolive reports key findings as of April 16, 2020 based on market analysis and brand diversification by industry and geography.

Despite the adverse impact of the coronavirus outbreak on most geographic markets the company is present in, the fact that it derives a large portion of its sales from hygiene products augurs well for company in the near future given the growing affinity among consumers for hygiene. The personal hygiene sector is expected to be the main contributor to the company's sales in the coming few months, while grooming products are very likely to take a back seat.


– Colgate-Palmolive benefits from its presence in Latin America.

– Colgate-Palmolive's household products lines will help the company mitigate losses during the pandemic .

– A strong presence in daily essential goods, notably oral and personal hygiene products, makes the company resilient to the adverse impact of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 impact analysis on Colgate-Palmolive – key findings as of 16th April, 2020

Colgate-Palmolive's sales largely come from day-to-day essentials and hygiene products , which are more resilient to the ongoing crisis compared to non-essential goods

Geographic spread analysis – COVID-19 vs Colgate-Palmolive's brand sales

Geographic spread analysis – COVID-19 vs Colgate-Palmolive's brand sales

Colgate-Palmolive benefits from its presence in Latin America

The impact of COVID-19 on regional GDP per capita levels

Global GDP is set to fall BY 5% compared to 2019 as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak

Colgate-Palmolive's exposure: brand sales by region and sector vs regional impact levels

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